African Plant Database

Dorstenia letestui Pellegr.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 5-11 cm tall, with long, slender rhizomes; stems ascending 0,25-1,5 mm thick, puberulous with uncinate and longer curved hairs; receptacle broadly funnel-shaped to naviculate, laterally compressed[…]inflorescences deep purple.
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Ecology : Forest.
  up to 900 m alt. Very near D. dinklagei but with pinnatipartite leaves.Only known from 4 collections, 2 dated 1916 and 1925, respectively.
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carte afrique num 23982
Record n°23982
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